Category: Awards

Jordan to receive Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named James Jordan, former adviser of the Decamhian at Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, as its 2021 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award recipient. This award recognizes a teacher who, through the teaching and/or advising of journalism, inspired others to pursue…
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3 earn JEA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair Pam Bunka, Jack Denker and Lori Oglesbee-Petter are advisers who have contributed significantly to scholastic journalism throughout their careers. They will receive the Journalism Education Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and be recognized in a video presentation April 10, as part of the Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention.…
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Scribner named JEA Diversity Award recipient

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named Teresa Scribner, CJE, adviser at Cleveland STEM High School in Seattle, as winner of its Diversity Award. Scribner will be recognized in a video presentation on April 10 during the Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. Receiving honorable mentions are Odyssey Media…
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Hilburn to receive JEA Future Administrator Scholarship

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair The Journalism Education Association has awarded Mark Hilburn, MJE, of Millard West High School in Omaha, Nebraska, the Future Administrator Scholarship. This $1,500 scholarship is for current advisers who intend to earn a secondary administrator’s license and seek a position in administration. A jack-of-all-journalistic-trades, Hilburn advises newspaper, broadcast, yearbook…
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Ziegler named the 2020 H.L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair Teaching in virtual classrooms during a global pandemic often means spending most of the day in conversation with faceless squares. This is a reality educators across the country are facing, and when the cameras come on — all at once — you know something exciting is about to happen.…
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